Public Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Public Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W315 W316
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters Grad.Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date

Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

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Duration 1 year full time, 2 years part time.
Course Fee Grad Dip Public Policy (W315) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 5650
non EU fee per year - € 12800

Grad Dip Public Policy (W316) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3640
non EU fee per year - € 6400

***Fees are subject to change
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Financial Support Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements Each application is considered on its individual merits. The applicants should have earned an undergraduate degree with at least Lower Second Class Honours, or its equivalent. Relevant professional experience will also be taken into account.

Note that meet the requirements do not guarantee admission. Applicants in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted conditional on satisfactory completion of their undergraduate degree.

Expand+Programme Outcomes
- Take a critical view of policy analysis, recognizing the variety of considerations that shape policy outcomes and the variety of ideas, expectations, and norms that shape debates about appropriate policy solutions and the assess...

Course Content

Expand+GradDip Public Policy

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)

The Graduate Diploma is aimed primarily at students who have an undergraduate qualification in a non-cognate discipline. However, for those students who feel that they did not quit...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Grad Dip of Public Policy is a 60-credit programme. Students take 4 core modules and choose option modules according to their choice of stream.

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Stage 1 - Core

Number of Credits 60
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Gillian Johnston
Contact Number:+353 1 716 8643
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